Aptos Keyboard Series — pianist Anna Dmytrenko

Anna Dmytrenko

                                                                                                                                                                          At 3:00 pm on Sunday, October20, the Aptos Keyboard Series proudly presents highly acclaimed Ukrainian-American pianist Anna Dmytrenko in a recital at St John Episcopal Church, 125 Canterbury Drive, in Aptos.

Program

Wagner-Liszt  —  Isolde’s Liebestod

Robert Schumann —Waldszenen, Op. 82

Nikolai Medtner — Sonata Tragica in C minor, Op. 39 no. 5

                                              Intermission

 Sergei Rachmaninoff  — Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42 

 Sergei Rachmaninoff —  Preludes Op. 23, Nos. 1-5 

Dmytrenko has dedicated her life to music from a young age, starting piano lessons at age 4. She is described as “a fine blend of keyboard mastery and elegant refinement” and “a treasury of color and interpretive skills that set her among the gifted young artists of our generation.” Currently based in Berlin, Germany, she has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe at such renowned venues as Carnegie Hall, Kimmel Center of Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, Temple Emanu-El, Auditorium Gaber, Paris Philharmonie, Salle Cortot, Popejoy Hall, and Teatro Sociale di Como, among others. Anna Dmytrenko has won prizes in many international piano competitions including the Concorso Internazionale Pianoforte e Orchestra Citta di Cantu (First Prize) for performing Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (Mihail Jora Philharmonic Orchestra Bacău, Conductor: Ovidiu Balan), Manhattan International Music Competition (First Prize), The American Prize in Piano Performance (First Prize), Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Competition (First Prize), Viardo International Piano Competition (First Prize), Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition (First Prize). Anna will perform works by Wagner-Liszt, Schumann, Medtner and Rachmaninoff.

Ticket information: call Josef Sekon, D.M.A. Artistic Director of The Aptos Keyboard Series – 831 685 9169 – email: josefsekon@yahoo.com

Tickets remain at the modest $25. donation available at the door. Students $10, children under 12 FREE. 

       

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